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The Open Society Foundations Remember “Bo” Burt

August 19, 2015by Kathleen Foley

Open Society Voices

New UN Standards on Prisoners Will Strengthen Pretrial Justice

April 13, 2015 | by Marina Ilminska

The members of the UN are moving to update global minimum standards on how prisoners should be treated, to take account of how the world has changed in the sixty years since they were first agreed.

The Human Cost of Secret U.S. Drone Strikes in Yemen

April 13, 2015 | by Amrit Singh, Jonathan Horowitz

Courageous on-the-ground researchers give the world a look at the reality of a counterterrorism strategy that some in the U.S. government would argue is a model program.

From the Front Lines of Ferguson

April 10, 2015 | by Terrance Pitts
Listen to highlights from a recent conversation among Open Society grantees immersed in the struggle for justice in Ferguson.

How a White Working Class Community in Berlin Embraced Its New Immigrants

April 10, 2015 | by Andreas Hieronymus, Dušan Ugrina

The Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf is a case study in how supposedly racist enclaves don’t always live up to their stereotype.

Three Things You Didn’t Know Are in the CIA Torture Report

April 9, 2015 | by Katherine Hawkins

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence voted to release a long-awaited report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention program on April 3, 2014. Here are three stories in the report that the media missed.

Grantee Spotlight

Making Roma Rights Real in Ireland

April 9, 2015 | by Bethany Wynne-Morgan

By improving Roma relations with the police and fighting ethnic profiling, advocates are helping to dismantle the structural biases that hold Roma back.

Grantee Spotlight

Could This Media Outlet Change the Way Russians View the News?

April 9, 2015 | by Gregory Shvedov

At the independent media outlet Caucasian Knot, a small team of journalists is doing something almost unheard of in Russia: reporting the news without self-censorship.

Roma Leadership for the 21st Century

April 8, 2015 | by Mensur Haliti

From doctors to journalists to public intellectuals, the number of Roma leaders has been growing steadily. Here’s how to sustain the trend.

Is This the End of Jobs as We Know Them?

April 7, 2015 | by Bill Vandenberg

In the future, which workers will “win” and which ones will “lose”?

Grantee Spotlight

A New Film Teaches Youth How to Deal with Stop-and-Search

April 3, 2015 | by Maryanne Olson

Taking know-your-rights into real-life street situations, a film called Y-Stop seeks to educate London youth on how to navigate an encounter with the police.

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